10 cities with the highest, lowest incidence of heart attacks

Boulder, Colo., and Ann Arbor, Mich., are the two cities in the U.S. with the lowest incidence of residents who have survived a heart attack, according to a new Gallup-Healthways report, part of its "State of American Well-Being" series.

Meanwhile, of the 190 communities examined, Charleston, W.Va., came in dead last, with the highest incidence of heart attacks.

"Heart disease places a tremendous toll on individuals, families and caregivers," according to the Gallup-Healthways report.

Below are the top 10 communities with the lowest incidence of heart attack.

1. Boulder, Colo. — 1.3 percent

2. Ann Arbor, Mich. — 1.3 percent

3. Tallahassee, Fla. — 1.5 percent

4. Provo-Orem, Utah — 1.6 percent

5. Austin-Round Rock, Texas — 1.8 percent

6. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif. — 1.9 percent

7. Visalia-Porterville, Calif. — 2 percent

8. San Louis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, Calif. — 2.1 percent

9. Gainesville, Fla. — 2.1 percent

10. Green Bay, Wis. — 2.2 percent

And now, the bottom 10 communities, those with the highest incidence of heart attack:

181. Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Tenn.-Va. — 6.8 percent

182. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton — 7 percent

183. Fort Smith, Ark.-Okla. — 7.1 percent

184. Chico, Calif. — 7.1 percent

185. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Ariz. — 7.2 percent

186. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio-Pa. — 7.4 percent

187. Huntington-Ashland, W.Va.-Ky.-Ohio — 7.7 percent

188. Duluth, Minn. — 7.7 percent

189. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Fla. — 7.9 percent

190. Charleston, W.Va. — 8.8 percent

Gallup-Healthways based this data on a subset of 353,983 telephone interviews with adults in the U.S. conducted from Jan. 2, 2014, to Dec. 30, 2015.

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